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Monday, July 25, 2011

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    Today, the hottest new destination to shop for deals, offers and promotions, Beget.com, presented the winner of the Deals for Wheels Sweepstakes with a $25,000 cash prize. Born in Dallas, Beget is an online, direct-to-consumer marketplace that features deals and promotions from local merchants, saving consumers as much as 50-90 percent every day. Rebecca Atkinson, a Lewisville resident and ninth grade world geography teacher at Marcus High School, was the lucky winner of the Beget sweepstakes. Rebecca plans to use ... read more
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    JHP Pharmaceuticals, a leading provider of contract manufacturing services for sterile injectable products has entered into an agreement with an undisclosed biotech company to produce clinical trial batches of an innovative drug used in the treatment of heart failure. Stuart Hinchen, President and CEO of JHP stated, "We are pleased that JHP was chosen to produce clinical batches for this important customer. Our cGMP compliance record, coupled with an experienced staff, gives us an advantage in meeting customer needs throughout ... read more
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    Healthy Choice®, a brand of ConAgra Foods, Inc., has announced the Freshen Your Freezer contest- challenging consumers to clean out their messy freezers, stock them with Healthy Choice meals, upload images to share with the Healthy Choice community and win big prizes. In partnership with Greg Ng of the blog Freezerburns.com, the contest builds on the brand's strong social media presence and looks to highlight the wide variety of Healthy Choice meals available. The contest will run for four weeks ... read more
  • PrecisionIR Launches Social Media Initiative --- RICHMOND, Va., July 25, 2011
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    PrecisionIR is proud to announce it has recently launched a social media initiative. Over the past couple of months PrecisionIR has created accounts on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn, along with the creation of a company blog. We believe this initiative will help to build PrecisionIR's visibility, reach, and communication in addition to providing meaningful insight into the Investor marketplace. The focus of PrecisionIR's various social media outlets will center on Investor Relations and Marketing best practices, provide updates on company ... read more
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    iContact Corp., a leading email marketing and social media marketing company, announced today that it has launched its first Corporate Responsibility Report, highlighting the company's commitments and actions with respect to social, environmental and economic value creation with all of its stakeholders. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110413/CL82281LOGO-b) "Becoming a socially responsible organization is a journey," said Matt Kopac, corporate responsibility manager, iContact. "It wasn't until we put together the Corporate Responsibility Report that we realized just how far we've come." Since 2007, iContact has built itself ... read more
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    JasperLabs, provider of the JasperAds advertising creative marketing solution, announced the selection of VoltDB as the technology cornerstone for its dynamic display advertising and creative optimization (DCO) platform. VoltDB's high-throughput relational database systems (RDBMSs) will house the critical transaction data used to drive JasperLab's highly targeted ad combinations. Additionally, the RDBMS will be the source of ad performance analysis based on customer-defined metrics. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110725/NE40419LOGO To support its DCO platform, JasperLabs requires a database infrastructure that can capture and manage large ... read more
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    Southern Air Holdings, Inc. today announced the addition of Saudi Airlines Cargo Co. Ltd. to its list of blue chip global clients. Southern Air and Saudi Arabian Airlines have signed a definitive agreement under which Southern Air will operate one Boeing 747 freighter on behalf of Saudi Airlines Cargo Co. Ltd. on an ACMI basis (aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance). The aircraft will begin to be operated for Saudi Airlines Cargo Co. Ltd in July 2011 and will be ... read more
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    UBM Canon today announced the appointment of Kieran Hannon to Vice President of Marketing, UBM Canon Publishing effective July 26. Hannon will report directly to Vice President and Executive Director of UBM Canon Publishing, Stephen Corrick. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101214/LA16070LOGO) In his lead marketing role for the UBM Canon Publishing group, Hannon will build on the group's leading market position as well as develop and execute strategic marketing, business development, audience development and engagement, and marketing communications. Hannon will drive the group's vision to ... read more
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    Attivio, Inc. today announced the launch of its AIE XT (Extreme) Modules for big data environments. The modules give customers greater access and contextual insight into the ever-increasing volume and variety of information to help them drive substantive new revenue and competitive advantage. The details of the offering will be highlighted in a TDWI webcast on July 26, featuring Colin White, president and founder of BI Research, and Attivio CTO, Sid Probstein. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071003/ATTIVIOLOGO ) Using advanced text analytics ... read more
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    Singapore-based medical device company, Clearbridge BioLoc, today unveiled the prototype of its flagship product, AssayQuest(TM). This is a fully-automated, portable analysis platform that can perform complex and cost effective point-of-care testing from a finger-prick blood sample. It potentially enables clinicians and healthcare workers to conduct professional, laboratory-quality tests at the point-of-care, receiving the results within minutes, enabling well-informed decisions on the spot. The prototype for AssayQuest(TM) was revealed to clinical laboratory professionals at the 2011 American Association for ... read more
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    Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) today unveiled new technology solutions for increasing clinical laboratory efficiencies including the first CE Marked LC/MS/MS integrated solution for the quantification of everolimus (Certican®). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110707/NE31586LOGO ) Being displayed in Waters booth #3136 are these exciting new products. -- MassTrak(TM) Online Solid Phase Extraction Analyzer providing automated sample clean-up, concentration, and extraction complemented by Waters® ACQUITY® TQD tandem quadrupole ... read more
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    The Source Magazine (www.thesource.com), the leading publication of Hip-Hop music, culture, and politics today announced a slate of new original online programming to premiere across its digital and mobile platforms. The new programs will take elements fresh off the pages of The Source Magazine and mix them with original, fun and compelling new ideas encompassing the latest in Hip-Hop culture. Each new show will represent different elements in Hip-Hop culture. The Mind Squad: The Source will invite today's ... read more
  • JLENS Successfully Completes Endurance Test --- TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 25, 2011
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    Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) aerostat system - Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensors (JLENS) - recently completed a successful endurance test. "Providing long endurance surveillance for cruise missile defense is a very important capability of JLENS," said David Gulla, vice president for Global Integrated Sensors at Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS). "This recent test demonstrates JLENS' ability to stay aloft for extended periods performing its surveillance mission at lower costs than other systems and in a reliable ... read more
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    Marshall Larsen, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR), will address the Jefferies 2011 Global Industrial and A&D Conference on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011, in New York City. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. EDT. A live audio webcast will be available on www.goodrich.com -- see "Jefferies Conf." link. Following the conference, the archived webcast will be available for replay. A slide presentation will also be posted on the Investor Relations ... read more
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    STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) for consumer and portable applications(1), today launched the 2011 iNEMO Campus Design Contest, an open competition for the design of innovative applications built around ST's award-winning(2) iNEMO smart multi-sensor technology. Co-sponsored by Taiwan's Association of Nanotechnology and Micro System, ST's iNEMO Design Contest aims at supporting and promoting innovative design ideas in the MEMS space among students ... read more
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    In a comparative pharmacokinetic (PK) study, Upsher-Smith Laboratories' USL255, a new, once-daily extended-release formulation of topiramate in development for the management of epilepsy in adults, was shown to be bioequivalent to twice-daily immediate-release topiramate (Topamax®*) in its extent of absorption. Furthermore, USL255, administered with or without food, demonstrated a slower absorption profile compared with Topamax®. The more consistent plasma profile of USL255 allows for once-daily dosing with diminished fluctuations in topiramate plasma levels. The results of this ... read more
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    Bariatric surgery is recommended by IDF, the International Diabetes Foundation, for obese patients with type 2 diabetes. According to a new IDF position paper, bariatric surgeries for these obese patients can reduce health care costs in the long run. According to IDF, the surgery often normalizes blood glucose levels and reduces or even eliminates the need for medication. LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding system is the original alternative to more invasive gastric bypass surgery and has a history of proven success ... read more
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    Prasco Laboratories, the Authorized Generics company, announced today it has signed a supply agreement with Shionogi Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, Prasco will market and distribute Mefenamic Acid Capsules, USP 250 mg, the Authorized Generic version of Ponstel(®). Prasco intends to begin shipping product immediately in the U.S. under the Prasco label. "With the introduction of the authorized generic of Shionogi's PONSTEL(®), Prasco continues to be the preferred partner for established brand companies to transcend their brands with our ... read more
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    FusionPharm, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FSPM), is proud to announce the addition of Shane Bohlender as CFO. Mr. Bohlender, a seasoned CPA with 18 years of experience, worked for Deloitte in San Francisco and New York, PWC in London, headed the finance department of a subsidiary of France Telecom, and recently graduated from Thunderbird's esteemed Executive MBA program. "As the company moves towards achieving a fully reporting status by years end I will provide clear reporting of the company's financial position and its ... read more
  • Alteva to Exhibit at CompTIA Breakaway 2011 --- PHILADELPHIA, July 25, 2011
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    Alteva, a Unified Communications (UC) solution provider headquartered in Philadelphia, today announced it will exhibit at CompTIA Breakaway 2011, August 1-4th in Washington, D.C (booth #311). As the premier education event for the IT channel, CompTIA Breakaway covers a number of beneficial channel themes including healthcare IT, unified communications, cloud computing, managed print services, as well as traditional technology and business topics. In addition to hot topic discussion panels, solution providers can attend channel training courses and walk away with ... read more